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Jan 15, 2010 11:00pm EST
weekend weather forecast coming up. >>> a new twist tonight on a scandal that has engulfed washington wizards star gilbert arenas. we're hearing from arenas and the wizards of following his guilty plea on felony gun charges. >> gilbert arenas will have to wait until about march 26 to learn whether or not he will be spending any time in jail. there was a brief hearing in d.c. superior court today where he entered a guilty plea of charges of transporting an unlicensed gun in the district. he is committed to bringing four guns to the verizon center and storing them in his locker. december 21, people come out on what he called a practical joke on teammate javaris crittenton. arenas will be sentenced in march. the wizards released a statement -- we will have more on gilbert arenas' day in court, and later in sports how his teammates did it without him tonight in chicago. >>> coming up, the growing death toll and problems for other survivors with questions about safety. our live team coverage continues with a live report from port-au- prince. first, a big development and recovery closer to
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Jan 18, 2010 6:00pm EST
captioning services, inc >> welcome to washington, i'm bret baier. polls open tomorrow for one of the biggest election in years. it could literally decide the fate of the democrats' healthcare reform legislation. first, a quick update on the rescue efforts in haiti. 70,000 bodies have been recovered so far. a massive relief evident continues today. the united nations officials say 73,000 people received enough food to last a week. the u.n. is calling on more soldiers to keep the peace. u.n. promises to contribute million-and-a-half in emergency aid. and president obama committed $100 million to the effort. we have much more live from haiti in a few minutes. ♪ ♪ >> bret: first up, in a region that loves its sports the massachusetts senate race could be turning into one of those miracle on ice. david versus goliath story. relatively unknown republican could be 24 hours from staging one of the biggest political upsets ever. karl cameron reports on a day before the election that was never supposed to be close. >> greeting the hockey fans, scott brown on the brink of the once unthinkable, winn
Jan 20, 2010 5:00pm EST
will come to washington tomorrow, his first trip, to meet with the massachusetts delegation. he'll also spend some time with senator john mccain who was one of his earliest supporters, but ooh a fascinating story and after his event and his news conference in boston, we were retracing key steps with his campaign and they understand it has fundamentally changed the health care debate in washington, but what they say the fundamental issue in massachusetts was disaffection, the same factors that contributed to the president's big victory in 2008, frustration about the economy, high unemployment and bailouts on wall street, high spending and a couple of key quick points. scott brown, the republican used john kennedy, an ad where john kennedy is talking about cutting taxes in the 1960s. it started with plaque and white john kennedy and it came to scott brown in color finishing the quote, saying that's what i want to do, restoring the kennedy, economic philosophy and they say don't underestimate the christmas day attempted bombing of the u.s. jetliner. they say after that, scott brown. he's a
Jan 12, 2010 11:00pm EST
in this district we start the year listening and now more than ever i think it's important that washington d.c. listen to the american people and their priority and so please feel free just to make a comment. don't be self-conscious about the additional press that's here. we'll get you a microphone and we'll look forward to your remarks. and if there's a question in there, we'll take our best shot at it. let me open with a couple of remarks on an issue that's breaking as we speak across the country. and despite the fact that i just returned to an or from a trip to afghanistan and i'm happy to elaborate on what i saw and there's a reporá coming out today the about the incident that took mace on christmas day in detroit, i'd like to focus on healthcare reform and legislation that's moving behind closed doors on capitol hill as we speak today. first let me say emphatically and i know i speak on behalf, not only of my other republican colleagues in indiana but those throughout the congress. we need healthcare in this country that lowers the cost of health insurance and healthcare for the americ
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Jan 19, 2010 4:00am EST
the healthcare bill. it's really about the lack of civility in washington and no conversation. a lot is done behind closed doors. it's inappropriate. we can do better. >> the latest poll shows brown has come from behind and surged ahead of state attorney general martha coakley who this morning campaigned at martin luther king jr. day breakfast. >> i asked for your vote tomorrow. on tuesday the 19, i would be honored to go to washington and work for you and with you. >> brown attended but chose not to speak at the mlk breakfast and accused coakley of desperation. >> i certainly didn't realize this was a rally for martha and i thought it was inproe inappropriate that she started to ask for people's vote when we're here to remember martin luther king jr. >> reporter: coakley says she took it for granted in the state, led an overly negative race and let brown come from behind in the shortened special election sprint. >> people in massachusetts know my record. they'll vote tomorrow. i think we will have a victory. >> how is it going, boston? >> reporter: president obama slammed brown and the gop
Jan 25, 2010 2:00pm EST
>>> it is 2:00 on wall street and in washington, where even a shockingly bad piece of data on home sales is not holding stocks back yet. the market celebrating sanity in washington, even if brief. today about ben bernanke's potential nomination. it is 1:00 p.m. in dallas where at&t ceo randall stevenson is pondering therapy, tackling what life would be like without steve jobs if steve divorces randall, is at&t a sell? it is 11:00 in seattle where right now homeowners are making payments on mortgages that significantly exceed the value of their homes. there a double standard hurting american homeowners. companies stop paying bad loans and renegotiating them. we'll tackle that. welcome to the show. "street signs." it's a monday. thank you for spending an hour with us. we want to get straight to the trading floors and find out whether you should feel calm and good about the rally or not. bob pisani at big board. david lutz on the stifel nicolaus trading floor. >> reporter: you should feel calm but not complacent. three points i would make. stocks have rebounded today but it's an overs
Jan 17, 2010 11:00pm EST
they can endure the long- term process of rebuilding. >> the washington area turned out in a big way today at the haitian embassy to help relief efforts. >> reporter: this was the scene in front of the haitian embassy in washington as more than 1000 people showed their solidarity for haiti's earthquake victims. >> my dad is haitian and the rest of my family are here trying to donate as much as we can. >> i have grandchildren so i have plenty of stock of formula, diapers and wipes and stuff like that. >> granola bars and soup and tuna in oil packages. >> there is another truck coming in a second. >> reporter: there were helping hands of all sizes. >> we brought hand sanitizer. some soap. some brushes and some toothpaste. >> reporter: others there with shelters. a tent with supplies for up to 10 people. >> sleeping bags. water purification kits and tools that a family of ten needs to survive. >> reporter: and folks were not about to let a bit of icy rain get in the efforts to help those most in need in haiti. >> i'm very thankful. the response is huge. >> reporter: so huge that the embassy s
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Jan 1, 2010 7:00pm EST
from washington. captioned by closed captioning services, inc. >> so how the fed are telling it there was a second person detained in the christmas day plane plot. plus, a possible motive for the deadly attack on a cia base in afghanistan and rush limbaugh speaking out about his health care. i'm gregg jarrett in for shepard smith and the news begins now. >> who will take charge of security in the skies? week after an attempted attack, new problems for the president's pick to lead the transportation security administration. why the nominee is correcting the record about something he calls a grave error in judgment. a devastating attack on u.s. intelligence on the afghan-pakistan border, new details on the bombing that killed seven cia workers, what it tells us about our strategy in the region, the risks and the future of the fight. and as the ball dropped and the crowds cleared, they were watching. >> for our command post, post 8. >> catherine herridge takes us where reporters have never gone before. >> how tough is it? >> behind the scenes with the fbi at the biggest party of
Jan 14, 2010 5:00pm EST
washington wizards star gilbert arenas. this afternoon, arenas was charged with a felony. he now faces up to five years in prison. pat collins joins us live outside d.c. superior court with more. pat? >> pat, this is the official document filed now in superior court. the defendant's name, gilbert arenas. the charge, carrying a pistol without a license. it's a felony that carries a maximum penalty of up to five years in jail. sources tell news4 that tomorrow, it's expected that gilbert arenas will walk into this courthouse, appear before a judge where it's expected that he may enter a plea of guilty to this one count of carrying a pistol without a license. his defense team hoping to avoid any jail time. hoping to put this criminal case behind arenas so he can get back to playing basketball for the nba. now, this all started last month when arenas brought four guns from his home in virginia to the locker room at the verizon center. then came that day, december 21st. a confrontation over a gambling debt. arenas pulls out those guns. december 24th, christmas eve, he turns the guns over to the
Jan 25, 2010 7:00am EST
on the future of the hybrid and electric car industry. "washington journal" is next. . . . the president's efforts to give the economy on track. that is this morning from "the washington post." the report breaking this morning about a plane crashed in the route, "the new york times" online have the story about the airplane crashing near beirut in stormy weather. officials said that 82 passengers and eight crew members were on board. we will update the information as we get it. ruth, democratic line. caller: i am not quite sure if we ever did what we were promising. to try and help people who were in trouble with their mortgages. i think that we took the wrong approach to begin with. so many people that were out of their homes. the fact ripples through the economy. -- the of fact ripples through the economy. let's help -- bethe effedctct te riffles through the economy. if the loan was renegotiated to what it was really worth, they can afford it, but the communication that happening. host: or you hit by the mortgage crisis at all? caller: i was not, i have a system set up with my children.
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Jan 17, 2010 3:00pm EST
in church this morning in washington. president spoke to the congregation of the vermont baptist church on the eve of the federal holiday marking martin luther king's birthday. >>> president reminding americans and encouraging americans to lean on their faith. as president of the united states is something he does and keeps him calm and paying ri fri beauty to dr. martin luther king and he made a brief reference about haiti. >> closer to home our haitian brothers and sisters are in desperate need. bruised and battered.... >> remembering the victims of this massive natural disaster on this sunday after the disaster. >> and george w. bush and what did they say about people of faith? >> it was interesting because they paid tribute to people of. long term people of faith are going to play a vital role in haiti. here is what the two leaders had to say. >> the ultimate recovery of haiti is going to be aided by the faith-based community, it will be helped by the faith-based community. >> i want to echo that, hate if i has 10,000 non-governmental organizations active there, that is the largest
Jan 18, 2010 5:00am EST
is on the comfort and will be filing reports throughout the week. >>> washington-area residents displayed a mass show of support for the haitian relief effort. they showed up with food, diapers and supplies to help the victims of the quake. the outpouring of support was so overwhelming the embassy storage rooms were unable to hold all of the donations. >> any truck companies that can help us with truck and transportation, any storage spaces, companies that can give us space we would really appreciate that. >> reporter: as always, organizers say money the easiest thing to donate to help those in haiti, primarily because the infrastructure needed to transport materials simply doesn't exist. >> view more coverage on the haiti earthquake anytime at click on the banner at the top of the home page for more on how to help plus details on local fund-raising events. >>> today's martin luther king holiday is often a call to serve for millions across america and there are plenty of opportunities around washington today. 9 news now digital correspondent kristin fisher is live from the mlk memoria
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Jan 17, 2010 12:00pm EST
washington now and await the washington now and await the president. captioned by closed captioning services, inc >> shannon: we begin with a fox news alert. right now, president obama is attending a church service right in the nation's capital. he is expected to make remarks shortly that comes after a busy day he has had working with the predecessors, united behind the relief efforts for earthquake victims in haiti. as we stand by waiting for the president's remarks, let's check in with mike emanuel live at the white house with the latest. >> reporter: we expect an inspirational message from president obama on this sunday after a natural disaster in haiti. we expect the president to reiterate his support long-term fr for the haitian people. we want to hear what the church will do. let's go to the president. the church, actually. >> good morning. praise be to god. let me begin by thanking the entire vermont avenue baptist church family for welcoming our family here today. it feels like a family. thank you for making us feel that way. [ applause ] to pastor wheeler, first lady wheele
Jan 15, 2010 6:00pm EST
preoccupied official washington from the white house on down. president obama managed to get through to haiti's president rene preval on the telephone this morning. >> i pledged america's continued commitment to the government and the people of haiti in the immediate effort to save lives and deliver relief, and in the long-term effort to rebuild. >> holman: for now, severe damage to the port-au-prince harbor made airlifts the only reliable way to get the aid onshore. and helicopters from the newly arrived u.s. navy aircraft carrier "carl vinson" ferried in their first relief supplies today. but the city's badly damaged airport remained a bottleneck. with the control tower disabled, the u.s. military officially took over takeoffs and landings today. these soldiers from the 82nd airborne division shipped out yesterday, but did not set down until late last night, after waiting hours to be cleared to land. in washington, the growing desperation in haiti intensified the focus on the pentagon's efforts to get the aid operation into high gear. u.s. military leaders said today there could be 10,000 a
Jan 17, 2010 8:00am EST
start in the washington area. a check of live doppler shows the rain moving on in. it's raining hard across much of central virginia. don't expect much improvement from mother nature during the course of your sunday. temperatures right now, in the upper 30s to nosing in on 40 degrees, down toward springfield and triangle. temperatures are going to move very little during the course of the day today. could get between three quarters of an inch >>> now here's jenna. >> all right, janice, thank you. >>> families of the lynn university students still missing in haiti plea for help to find their loved ones. we'll talk with them right after these messages. a diamond-infused sensation. touch of sparkle cream oil body wash from nivea. touch and be touched. wow, that's a low price! i think i'll get him a cart. wow! [ male announcer ] staples has low prices on everything you need for your office. staples. that was easy. love to see kids' spirits shine. superstar and mom, martina mcbride and sunnyd on everything you need for your office. shine on sunny taste. sunny spirit. sunny d. >>> yesterda
Jan 23, 2010 9:00am EST
in northwest washington. 31, dulles airport. 32, upper montgomery. 29, panhandle of west virginia forecast today, pretty doggone nice. high temperatures, low to mid-40s. enjoy the sunshine today. the rain comes back tomorrow. could get one to two inches of rain. i'll talk about that and give you the seven-day graft coming up in a few more minutes. >> at least it is not ice, right, chuck? >> that's correct. >> thank you. >>> a major overnight development in haiti to tell you about. the country's government now says the search for survivors is officially over. the u.n. says 132 people were pulled from the rubbl alive. more than a week after the quake, the hope is fading that more miracles are awaiting. nbc's ron allen reports. >> reporter: when 24 hours have passed without a successful rescue, that's why search and rescue operations here all but ended. some people still remained determined. a 22-year-old man and an 84-year-old woman were pulled from the rubble. both are critically ill. their chances of survival are not clear. >> they survived. i don't ca. they survived. >> reporter: the airp
Jan 28, 2010 12:00am EST
indeed. [laughter] >> on tomorrow morning's washington journal we will get your reaction to president obama's stated the union speech. we will talk to members of congress from around the country and a number of reporters about the speech and the president's agenda. washington journal begins each morning at 7:00 eastern on c-span. >> the haitian ambassador to the u.s. was at the american enterprise institute today to talk about development in rebuilding efforts in haiti. this is 45 minutes. >> the haitian catastrophe has produced an outpouring of sympathy and charity from throughout the world. this afternoon be will all join in expressing our most sincere and profound condolences to the ambassador raymond joseph and aller haitian friends for the great tragedy they have endured in the recent weeks. we also recognize a contribution that many international organizations and i would have to say particularly the u.s. military is making at this very crucial hour. some of them are here in the audience and we thank them for the work they are doing. the television images of bruce and they show
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Jan 13, 2010 1:00am EST
in washington. >> reporter: the next five days can decide the state of kennedy seat how kerry agreesed -- addressed supporters. in an e-mail. a fundraiser held here tonight at this capitol hill restaurant. miss coakley enjoyed a commanding lead at one point according to a new rasmussen poll the race has tightened to two points. what are your thoughts? >> we've never paid attention to polls in the primary or jen we are working hard to win. we are going to get our message out. >> reporter: why are you in washington tonight? >> we planned an event after the primary there would be a unity event in washington. we are also in the middle of a very intense campaign and we are facing a candidate from massachusetts supported by scream right groups, including many -- by extreme right groups, including many groups pouring money into massachusetts and who are attacking and destroying my record i'm doing everything i need to, to be competitive as well as working with democrats here and in massachusetts who will support a candidate who will stanford for getting the economy turned around, energy polic
Jan 23, 2010 2:00pm EST
rock or washington. we're challenging the reputation of problem. -- we are challenging a reputational problem. we took on conan o'brien. it is such an easy joke for late-night television hosts to make. they look for a city to use as a punch line and they use newark. i love when they have big shows where people are coming to newark the overwhelming majority of people come are coming from outside the state of new jersey. i love going down to the bars and restaurants newark -- in newark and talking to them. they say they cannot believe this is newark, new jersey. i want to let people know the greatness of our cities of that we continue to attract residents. . . we really have jumped into social media as opportunity with facebook and other things to show people the inspiring stories, as i have told you in this speech, but also urban america and we need to change the image of cities in america to let people know the truth of who we are. that is what we are born to continue to try to do. -- what we are going to to continue to try to do. >> my name is carolyn and i am from albany, new york.
Jan 18, 2010 12:00pm EST
, at that point, islamabad, washington, london, information centers where we're all linked up all the time, understanding everything, every leader involved in the coalition was doing saying so forth. we brought that forward, post, for the iraq conflict and the cic was the british element of that, based partly in the foreign office, but working, with very much as part of the overall iraq communications. >> so members of your team part of it? >> members of my team. members of the american team. we had, we have a system of swapping. we had a very senior person from the american side who was there. we have, different times, we have french people. we had spaniards. we had polls, australians, dutch. people from all over. >> this was the group that was commission to do the february dossier? >> it was, yeah. >> so could you tell us, how that came about? >> that came about from, one of the sis people who occasionally attended as expert advisor really, this, wasn't always weekly, but fairly regular, iraq strategic discussion group is how i would have called it really, he informed us that there was i
Jan 15, 2010 1:00pm EST
a "the washington post." the administration requested to the $92 million in aid for haiti including $33 million for improving government services and $62 million for economic growth. orlando, fla., on the independent line. caller: geographically in haiti is right on our doorstep. the issue is to get the supplies there as quickly as possible to the suffering people. it has been three days. i understand the airport is congested and there is destroyed infrastructure. i believe that there is an aircraft carrier coming with helicopters. host: yes, according to a "the wall street journal," is another aircraft carrier on its way. caller: this was a war maneuver, believe me, that aircraft carrier would have been there. the supplies would have been lowered down to the people. i have one more comment. the caller from arkansas that says it is not our responsibility to foot the bill, if he is a christian what about being your brother's keeper? is it more convenient to cherry pick? host: leesburg, va., on our life for democrats. caller: first, i think we should write off the pat robertson comment be
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Jan 28, 2010 1:00pm EST
. there will be improvements to the amtrak northeast corridor which links washington, new york, and boston. the president has brought vice president biden with them. mr. biden, of course, a champion of rail travel who rode amtrak himself from wilmington, delaware into washington for years and years. the president said in his "state of the union address" that it is simply unacceptable that europe and asia have high-speed rails and the u.s. does not. the projects here in florida expected to eventually create 23,000 jobs, but the key word there is eventually. $8 billion is not really enough money to complete even one high-speed rail project. it is only now to do the planning, development, some of the land acquisition. the real jobs back, the track playing jobs, the clearances and stuff may be years away. this will provide, however, some immediate stimulus money for general electric and more than two dozen other companies. some of those companies will be foreign companies, including hitachi. trace: isn't that what the republicans are complaining about? too much spending and not enough saving? >> reporter: and th
Jan 5, 2010 12:30pm EST
, commander of u.s. central command, made a surprise visit to yemeni leaders. joining me now from washington, eric schmitt of the "new york times," steve coll of the "new yorker" magazine, gregory johnson, here in new york richard barrett a former british intelligence officer who has been with the united nations for the last five years. i am pleased to have all of them here for this broadcast. let me begin with richard barrett. where do you think we are today and what does what happened in yemen and what is unfolding in yemen say to us about the battle against sdmaeld >> well, it says the threat from al qaeda is very present, of course, and al qaeda is a resilient organization. nonetheless, i don't think the event of christmas day should obscure the fact that we made tremendous progress against al qaeda over the last two years in particular and i think al qaeda in most areas of the world where it operates-- and it's increasingly operating in ungoverned areas like the after/pakistan border and the algerian border and so on-- they're being forced to concentrate on areas, including yemen, to re
Jan 20, 2010 12:00pm EST
will speak at u.s. conference of mayors meter here in washington. we'll have it live 3:00 p.m. eastern on c c-span3 >> earlier today, senate minority leader mism mcconel says he doesn't expect anymore votes on health in the senate until scott brown has been seated. scott brown won the special election shun massachusetts yesterday defeating state attorney general martha coakley. from the capitol, this is 20 minutes. >> good morning, everyone. slow news, huh? the people of massachusetts had an opportunity to speak yesterday, and they spoke rather loudly that they would like to see congress go in a different correction. direction. the massachusetts special election shun was unique in many ways. i was flying from kentucky last day, a number of people on the plane brought up as they have in last few months can you the health care bill? most interesting came up to me i'm con went of yours but i'm married to a man from massachusetts. here he is. and she introduced me to him. we're going to massachusetts to vote for scott. they made a special trip to go to massachusetts so he could vote for scott bro
Jan 27, 2010 5:30pm EST
washington, meeting condoleezza rice and other members of the bush administration. by the time he returned, he believed war was justified. on march 17, he gave his authority for war, reporting his conclusion to the cabinet, but there was no cabinet discussion. >> i recall telling the cabinet there is another point of view and this is the conclusion i have reached, and then the discussion on the legality simply stopped. >> what of the media reports that it was pressure from tony blair that forced lord goldsmith to change his mind on the war? >> it was alleged that you were pinned to the wall, who allegedly had performed a pincer movement on you and told you what belair wanted. would you like to comment on that? >> absolutely complete and utter nonsense. >> it was hours of discussion about the wording of the u.n. resolution which lord goldsmith became convinced after the full legal justification for innovation. >>> in nigeria, the senate and cabinet are at loggerheads over the future of the president. he has been out of the country two months, receiving medical treatment and saudi arabia. ca
Jan 23, 2010 7:00pm EST
-au-prince, haiti. >> washington says 11,000 soldiers are going for the relief effort in haiti. it is a rapid buildup of forces for country already fighting two wars. the u.s. aircraft carrier is off the coast of haiti. we have this report. >> these are incoming one did. it is one of the largest warships in the world. it is from this deck that america launched the first air strikes after 9/11. the battle now is a humanitarian one. already badly injured in the earthquake, this man has suffered a seizure. he is rushed away to the ship's hospital. since friday, the pilots of flown over 600 missions, getting the seriously injured out of haiti and taking in food, water, and medicine. it has not been easy. >> at first, we struggled with getting the quantity of food and water in. we also struggled with getting clear landing zones. there were a lot of people coming right to the helicopters. we got more security forces just to keep people back for their own safety. it also mixes easier -- it also makes it easier for us to land in those zones. >> this man receives urgent medical attention. this woman i
Jan 29, 2010 7:00am EST
with president bush in washington on the 31st of january, 2003. was your main objective at that meeting to convince the president, that just as you convinced him that it was important to go through the u.n. to get through the first resolution now it is necessary to get a second resolution? >> yes, the second resolution was obviously going to make life a lot easier politically in every respect. the difficulty was this. 1441 had been very clear. i know you have gone through this enormous detail with peter goldsmith, but just to emphasize the point -- it was a very strong resolution. it declared iraq was in terial breach. it said that it had fully and unconditionally and immediately to cooperate and cooperate with the inspectors, and so on. and it was a strong resolution. it specifically mentioned previous resolution 678, 687, and so on. but, as you heard, the truth is, there was an unresolved issue because some people, some countries obviously, wanted to come back and only have a decision for action with a specific u.n. resolution specifically mandating that action. we took the view that
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Jan 17, 2010 2:00pm EST
chief administration for for the u.s. aid. and the latest from steve harrigan in washington democrats work on a final health care reform bill with a vote looming what does the gop did next? we'll ask mitch mcconnell. our sunday panel handicaps that special massachusetts election. will a ran capture a safe democratic seat tuesday? all that right now on fox news sunday. hello again from fox news in washington. we'll hear from the former presidents and our other guests in a moment. first, the latest from haiti. authorities say at least 50,000 have been killed and there are fears that total could more than double. relief agencies estimate 1/3 of the country some three million people are in need of help. officials stay there is no electricity and the water system has collapsed. for more we turn to folks news correspondent steve harrigan in port-au-prince, good morning steve. >> reporter: good morning brit. each day small steps forward on the ground here. two radio stations now operating. also the international red cross on the ground in mobile units treating people some feeding points open
Jan 15, 2010 6:30pm EST
. very often, i can be a dairy queen in some of comes up to me and says, listen. the people in washington better do something about the fact that i looked at my mother's bill and she paid $60 for bad bill when she is in the ad bill. let me go to safeway, rate aid, or let me get her ad bill for $25. the reason she paid $60 in the hospital is because there are a bunch of people who went to the emergency room or are in the bed who could not pay for their ad bill. -- pay for their advil. we will wrestle with this issue for some time to come. the reason i feel so strongly about staying with this health- care issue until we get democrats and republicans to come together and find some common ground on this is because your question is so important. we have to find the right balance with respect to protecting the role of individuals, free choice, and their own judgments with how to make sure we protect the community at large. i am not convinced we are there yet, but i will stay at this in a bipartisan way until we do get there. >> one more, 844. 844? 8-4-4. >> [no audio] i was going to talk about
Jan 14, 2010 7:00pm EST
you tomorrow night. >>> america to the rescue. >>> i'm chris math throughs in washington. here is the latest in on the crisis and haiti from around the world, aid is trickling into port-au-prince. planes from the united states, china, france and spain land ted airport bringing water, which is desperately needed right now. food and medicine, along with search and rescue teams. while aid workers say there's no system in place, certainly no government in place to get that aid to the people. the international red cross meanwhile is estimating right now 45 to 50,000 people, with another 3 million people in need of emergency relief. here in washington, our nation's capital, president obama promised an all-out rescue and humanitarian effort and announced $100 million in aid to the victims of the earthquake. >> to the people of haiti, we say clearly and with conviction, you will not be forsaken. you will not be forgotten. in this, your hour of greatest need, america stands with you. the world stands with you. >> president obama also called on former presidents george w. bush and bill c
Jan 14, 2010 8:00pm EST
embassy here in washington. we are bringing in some capabilities, communications capabilities that came in yesterday. we are making that available to the haitian government so that we can rebuild the capacity of theç government to be able to function and to, most of portly, to be able to communicate to the haitian people. one has to step back and say that he has obviously taken a devastating blow. and this has damaged the fundamental capabilities of haitian society as well as the capabilities of the haitian government. clearly, the haitian government was challenged before the earthquake two days ago. but we have been working with haiti. it is one of the reasons we have a lot of americans working there working in a variety of capacities, to help build the capacity of the haitian government. that process was ongoing at the time of this tragedy. so we are committed to helping the haitian government restore its capacity to function effectively. in our conversations with the haitian government, we have -- they have made clear to us what their priorities are, and we believe the support we a
Jan 20, 2010 6:00am EST
legislation passes in washington. >> and how would you like to be martha coakley this morning, jim? >> reporter: absolutely. she was -- according to some of the polling here, john, 30 points ahead in this race. 15 points ahead just in the last couple of weeks of this campaign. as we mentioned yesterday, we talked to one top democratic strategist from washington who was brought in to help rescue this campaign who told us that they were very upset down in washington that martha coakley went on vacation over the holidays instead of staying and campaigning for the senate seat. there are obviously going to be lots of postmortems about this race. she said the president called her and said, you know, we can't win them all. well, president obama knows that all too well. he campaigned side by side with creigh deeds in that governor's race in virginia, he lost there. he campaigned side by side with jon corzine in new jersey, lost there. then in the final days, the president came to massachusetts, campaigned side by side with martha coakley and went 0-3, john. >> i guess all you can say this
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Jan 17, 2010 10:00am EST
to talk about haiti any moment now, he's attending church services in washington, d.c. before he heads up to massachusetts, for a campaign appearance, later on this afternoon. the president, united states, americans, and our wish to help haiti coming up, here on the fox news channel. >> jamie: forks -- "fox news alert," president obama is in the vermont avenue baptist church and as you can hear the mace under way, the service and the president will be speaking, we expect him to speak for approximately 20 minutes, this church has a tremendous history. it has been around for 140 years. and only have had 6 pastors in all that time and we'll stay tuned for all the festivities and eric, there are massive goings-on across our country. >> eric: not oenlt only our cou but haiti the collapsed cathedral a sunday mass this morning, the reverend eric toussaint in the most devastating scene, where there was a rotting body by the entrance, asked the congregation, this morning, why give thanks to god? because we are here. we say thank you, god, those, the words of renewal and faith and spirit, being sai
Jan 6, 2010 9:00am EST
a master's in public policy. i moved to washington and worked first for congressman durbin who is now the majority whip in the senate but at the time he had just been elected to the house in 1982. a very close election. 1982 you will hear me talk about a lot of political changes over the years and 1982 was one of those big political years, the first midterm election after president reagan was elected. the country was in huge recession in 1982. i don't remember the exact number but an incredible number of democrats defeated long-term republican incumbents in the house and they refer to it as the class of '82. congressman durbin was part of that class. .. i went from the durbin office, i actually moved out to omaha, nebraska, with you i'm from massachusetts and had always lived in the east, so definitely a big change, but it was also fascinating. it was 1988 senate race, the incumbent was an appointed senator, the long-term incumbent had passed away and the republican governor had replaced him with senator david carn and i was working for the democrat who ran against him, former governo
Jan 27, 2010 5:00pm EST
there in virginia? >> he faces the same challenges and national leaders are facing in washington, which is trying to revive the economy and precision in virginia to be a leader as the economic come down to the valley, if you will. back to his response night, where is he going to be? will he be here in washington or there in the capitol in richmond? >> you will be in the state capitol in richmond. hubel delivering his remarks sometime at the time the clock hour from the house of delegates chamber in the historic national enrichment that will before confidence of upwards of 300 people. tickets for seats are very hard to come by. both were passed and four interested observers. his speech is expected to last about tenovers the statehouse for the virginian pilot and you can read his work on the website. >> thank you. [inaudible conversations] found [inaudible conversations] [speaking in native tongue] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [speaking in native tongue] [speaking in native tongue] >> now an event with haitian ambassador to
Jan 19, 2010 11:00pm EST
in the best interests of our state and the country to go to washington to address these issues. i hope that as a nation and, we can do better in the future -- and as a commonwealth that we can do better in the future. i will continue to fight in address them here but everyone in massachusetts who cares about these issues. for me and for you, it the campaign comes to an end. there is plenty of work to do here is massachusetts. we will always remember our trip they senator ted kennedy and his words, "the work begins anew. the hope rises again. the dream lives on." thank you. thank you. [chanting "martha"] ♪ ♪ tonight is going to be a good night ♪ in [applause] thank you so much. what a great day. thank you very much. [cheering] [chanting "go scott, go"] >> thank you so much what a great reception. i bet they can hear this sharing of the way in washington, d.c. -- charing all the way in washington, d.c. >> [cheering] >> thank you. thank you. yes, i did this morning. thank you. i hope they are playing close attention. tonight the independent voice in massachusetts has spoken. from sp
Jan 16, 2010 8:00pm EST
's inauguration ceremony. and marvin kalb on journalism ethics. tomorrow on "washington journal," a discussion on the obama administration's policies on jobs and the economy with democratic strategies karen finny and kevin madden. and how poorly equipped haiti is for natural disasters with mathieu ejean. and the discussion in massachusetts how to fill the latest seat with senator paul kirk. 7:00 eastern on c-span. >> the oath of office will now be administered to the governor-elect of the commonwealth of virginia, robert francis mcdonnell, by honorable barbara milano keenan, justice of the supreme court of virginia. [applause] >> are you ready to take the oath in. >> i am ready. >> please repeat after me, raise your right hand. i, robert francis mcdonnell, do solomnly swear, that i will support the constitution of the united states, and the constitution of the commonwealth of virginia, and that i will faithfully and impartially discharge the duties incumbent up on me as governor of the commonwealth of virginia, according to the best of my ability, so help me god. [ cheers and applause ] [appla
Jan 19, 2010 7:00am EST
popping up around the area. washington at 36 degrees. down in richmond, 38, pittsburgh, 33. raleigh, north carolina, 39. and in boston it's 32. now let's go to hd radar. we want to show this to you to show you there is nothing going on t there. we do have clouds. we've been seeing that in satellite. but the satellite radar composites have been showing precipitation. it's not showing up on hd radar so we don't have anything hitting the ground. forecast for washington for today looks like this: partly sunny skies, another mild afternoon, we're going to see our highs into the low 50s. about 52 degrees and that's about 10 degrees above normal so we'll take that. it will be a good one. that's a look at the weather. more coming up in a little bit. back to you. >>> we want to remind you that metro's grosvenor station is open again this morning. the station has closed for extended track work but it opened up this morning at the regularly scheduled time. >>> let's get the latest on the commute from julie wright. good morning. >> and that redline may be your savior this morning because 270 has been
Jan 16, 2010 2:00am EST
diplomats in washington since yesterday's launch with the d.c.m.? >> not yet, no. >> do you plan to call anybody in? sorry. >> well, we will continue to talk to china on this issue. it touches on things that are very important to us, internet freedom, network security, and human rights. and, you know, we will -- as the secretary said earlier this week, this incident raises serious questions, and we have and will continue to seek answers from china. and we will have further conversations with china, but i'm not aware that there have been any since yesterday. >> you said that there will be a march. will it be a protest or -- >> we will have further discussions with china. when those occur, we'll let you know. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] we will >> logon to our website for more information from haiti. that and more at the house democratic caucus met today for a summit at the capitol. afterward, members of the leadership spoke with reporters to discuss their ideas for job creation as low as the s
Jan 22, 2010 6:30pm EST
to the president's address live on their iphone with the c-span radio app. each year the washington center brings thousands of students to washington, d.c. to experience the workings of our government firsthand. this weekend, they will discuss politics, government, and their futures. "q&a" cited night at 8 on c- span. >> this weekend on the communicators, former senator and now head of the national association of broadcasters gordon smith on the sec -- fcc plan to expand the broadcast spectrum and what it might mean for broadcasters. saturday on c-span. now today's state department briefing. topics included relief efforts in haiti and u.s. relations with yemen. also, secretary of state clinton's recent remarks calling for china to reveal the bulls allegations that government sentience ship -- 's allegations about censorship. he spoke for an hour. >> i am try to get toing to getc ross down here. i'm delighted to have an opportunity to do that. he will be accompanied by fema administrator craig fugate. dr. shaw will be getting his second firsthand look at the u.s. operations there. he will meet wit
Jan 17, 2010 7:00pm EST
collected for haiti survival kits. swarms of people are flocking to the haitian embassy in washington to drop off their donations. in fact, so many people want to help that traffic is backing up in the heart of the capital city. >>> cnn's larry king is once again reaching out this time to help the people of haiti. just as he helped the victims of hurricane katrina. on monday night larry king hosts a special two-our "larry king live" called haiti, how you can help. colin powell and queen rania are two of the guests that will be helping larry raise awareness about the devastation in haiti. monday night 8:00 p.m. eastern only here on cnn. >>> u.s. military rushing to get food to those who haven't eaten in days. guess what? cnn is along for the ride. getting help to those in need. >>> also, prayers and supplies for haiti. churches line up to give and to help. we're talking to the pastor of one of atlanta's largest congregations. >>> and political news tonight. a senate race in massachusetts that could go either way. why it matters to you and where you live. >>> we want to know what's on y
Jan 19, 2010 1:00pm EST
will go to washington and represent us. but that being said, the folks that we talked to, not scientific, have said it's in the back of their minds. a lot of them not happy with what they've seen the way health care reform has been pushed forward. they don't think that it will be cost effective, that their taxes will go up, that they won't get the coverage that they need. so, yes, in some ways they're voting against health care reform as the president and democrats have been pushing it forward. scott brown, who has been saying, if he's elected, he will not vote for health care reform. he said, you know, i believe that we should have good health care, but i think this needs to be scrapped and we need to go back to the drawing board. >> that's a whole other thing if he gets elected. thank you for joining us on this one. i want to talk about -- i want to talk about what the numbers are showing right now, what those trends are showing. >>> let's quickly bring in mark preston. he'll talk to us in greater detail. but, mark, give us the headline. mark is cnn's political editor. give us the head
Jan 21, 2010 12:00pm EST
sent to washington and we were just waiting to spend on something. we had to go out and borrow this money from folks like the chinese, and we have to pay them interest on the money. and so when you have to go out and borrow the money in order to provide if for one of these purposes, you have to recognize that when you pay it back, you ought not immediately spend it again. you ought to pay the money back to the government, so the men then can repay the lender and get that obligation off of our books. so returning the money to treasury is equivalent to paying the money back to our lenders and that in turn allows us to reduce or federal debt. now, this also has the effect of reducing the government borrowing so that the private sector is more able and more easy -- easily able to borrow money. that way businesses can begin to invest more and we can begin job creation. and frankly that's why groups like the national federation for independent businesses support the thune amendment. the whole idea here is to repay the money that the federal government has borrowed so that there is le
Jan 18, 2010 4:00pm EST
. >> now, the greater washington hate pi relief committee is looking for volunteers and medical call supplies. the group says volunteers are needed to help load and unload trucks of supplies and sort them over at the warehouse despieds d.c. general hospital. be sure to stay with news and for the latest on the earthquake in haiti. continuing coverage coming up right here tonight. pat? >> new at 4:00 p.m., a manassas park police captain resigned his position a day after being arrested for stealing. he was the police department's third in command. he was arrested on saturday on charges of stealing a dale city fire department's suv. mosher has been charged with felony grand larceny and misdemeanor petty parseny. -- larceny. police are still investigating the case. arlington county police say there's an investigation under way after their officers used a stun gun on a man who later died. here's a picture of the 36-year-old. police say he went to the station after shoplifting in a local shopping senter. they say when police approached him, he got combative so they used a
Jan 13, 2010 9:00am EST
and prayers. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. >>> now the u.s. has already begun efforts to get aid to the region. >> haitian console ats are teaming up to help rally the troops and gurvir dhindsa has the latest outside of the u.s. embassy. good morning. >> reporter: good morning allison and tony. haitis ambassador to the united states said now is the time for all haitians and those in other countries to pull together to help this very poor country through a devastating time. they've been through difficult times before and he said haitians will come out of this stronger and united. he said they're a courageous people. he's going to meet with the u.s. state department to discuss more about what sort of aid this country needs. >> the state department has called me to come in and sit down to try to coordinate any help that they're going to give haiti. but, as i said, we don't know what is next until there is an assessment, until we know truly that the port-au-prince airport is open. >> reporter: and that assessment may take some time. this earthquake hit about 10 minutes until 5:00 hai
Jan 29, 2010 5:00pm EST
in washington, but a practice that unfortunately has disappeared and now is being revived. that's good news as well. it will be interesting to see if they would open some of that up for debate as well. but this is good, but i do think, wolf, we cannot get past the fact there are deep differences of principle, and deep differences of policy between the the president and his administration and the republicans. he says i can't find any credible economist who would across across the board tax cuts will work. republicans will point to a number of credibility economists, a fellow like matter feld stein, one of the world's best economists, who believed, as do many others, that leaner government, less taxes, less spending actually provides more vitality to the economy. so there are just deep differences how you do things here that, whether they can bridge those or not, i don't know. talking to each other is good news. >> and it's going to be whether smaller is better. they're going to november have these huge bills and the president says this is what i want to do on capital gains, this is what i wa
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